Bigfork Elementary



Bigfork Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bigfork Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 64
2 57
3 54
4 64
5 60
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bigfork Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bigfork, MT in the Bigfork Elementary School District. It enrolls 424 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bigfork Elementary is the 43rd largest public school in Montana and the 29,591st largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,591st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 43rd out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 240th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 9th out of 425

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Bigfork Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 241
(57%)
241
(57%)
 Female 183
(43%)
183
(43%)

Bigfork Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(89%)
377
(89%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
30
(7%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bigfork Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 238
(56%)
238
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(34%)
143
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(10%)
43
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Bigfork Elementary is ranked 69th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bigfork Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bigfork Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 365
2007 364
2008 357
2009 390
2010 366
2011 382
2012 393
2013 418
2014 422
2015 424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.9
2007 13
2008 13
2009 13.2
2010 13.5
2011 14.1
2012 14
2013 14.1
2014 14.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37685459940653
2006 0.36164383561644
2007 0.30494505494505
2008 0.36974789915966
2009 0.43076923076923
2010 0.46994535519126
2011 0.43193717277487
2012 0.46055979643766
2013 0.47368421052632
2014 0.46919431279621
2015 0.43867924528302

Compare Bigfork Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.9%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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